Trends Report

Data Stewards Are Set Up To Fail

September 19th, 2016
With contributors:
Boris Evelson , Gene Leganza , Fatemeh Khatibloo , Shreyas Warrier


Traditional data stewardship models work to alleviate data governance tasks for end users. With increasing data volumes and expansion of the knowledge workforce, data stewards are quickly overwhelmed. Measurement and monitoring frameworks of data utilization, sharing, and preparation ensure data stewardship is connected to business value. This report demonstrates how enterprise architecture (EA) professionals can scale data stewardship by transforming all data interaction into stewardship activities to create data citizenship.

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